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The Loop

965 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1758
+1 719-685-9344
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (20 reviews)
“margarita's” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
965 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1758
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Reviewed yesterday

We decided to stop in Manitou Springs after driving back down from Pikes Peak. We were all hungry, and we all wanted to see Manitou Springs. We decided on Mexican Food, and as soon as we had made that decision, there was The Loop right...More

Thank EDWARDL782
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved everything from the salsa and chips, the beer, the margaritas and the fajitas! If you want something really special try the Molcajete. We had a really attentive server too.

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food would be a 5. Service/ambiance would be a 1. Hence the 3 rating. FOOD: huge portions and very delicious!! Great salsa. BUT... service was inadequate, and the restaurant was a MESS. We came in just after lunchtime. There was debris all over the floor,...More

Thank hcvoyageuse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My entire family visited here on a Saturday evening, the staff was awesome. I called earlier in the day to get a reservation for 17 of us at 6:30pm. We arrived about 15 minutes early and they already had our table set up and we...More

Thank Greygoose30
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is very popular with tourist. Always crowded. But the food is not good. We were locals at the time we visited and visited a few times. Everytime we were very disappointed.

Thank Brigitte B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chips and Salsa were good. I had a shredded beef chimichanga and my wife had a shredded beef burrito. Both served with a side of rice. Both meals were okay, not bad not great. I find it hard to rate Mexican restaurants high unless they...More

Thank Gregstr630
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I feel like Mexican is the type of food that is a go when you want a lot of food, fast. This place was pretty much what was expected. It's a larger space (two buildings combined) so the layout is a bit spread out. Menu...More

Thank cass20
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had lunch here while shopping for the day. The salsa was a little bit to hot for my taste and the chips were just ok. I had a beef enchilada with beans and rice. Not bad, but nothing special. My daughter got the taco...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We were told this was the best place for Mexican in town by some of the people who work in visitors center. Restaurant was not busy yet service was slow. They don't serve typical American pop but instead the Mexican version which is awful. Chips/salsa/queso...More

Thank Ashley R
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I went to The Loop with my husband and brother-in-law. BIL remembered the waitress from years ago. She said she's been there for 25 years. I had not been to the restaurant for at least 22 years. We ordered margaritas and they were good. Food...More

Thank Esc_CA_native
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 965 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1758
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Manitou Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-685-9344
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